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SSA survivor benefits for Mexican citizen?




mexicodon

Sep 25, 2017, 9:44 AM

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SSA survivor benefits for Mexican citizen?

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I was told recently by a USA citizen that his Mexican wife could NOT receive SSA survivor benefits? that sounds crazy and yet worry some....



mcm

Sep 25, 2017, 11:38 AM

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Re: [mexicodon] SSA survivor benefits for Mexican citizen?

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It's complicated, and depends on circumstances. Your best bet is to contact the Social Security Administration and ask -- the Foreign Benefits Unit at the U.S. Embassy is a good place to start. Also, look at this link which summarizes some of the different circumstances that might pertain.